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Virgin Media’s 2017 ultrafast fibre broadband bundles compared

Virgin Media has launched its latest fibre broadband bundles for 2017, including ultrafast internet starting at 100Mbps and its swanky new V6 TV streaming service. Here’s the latest Virgin broadband bundles compared, so you know which is best for you.

Whether you simply want ultrafast internet, or hope to enjoy some smooth 4K video streaming of the latest shows and movies, Virgin Media’s latest fibre broadband bundles are made for you.

The standard Vivid broadband bundles for 2017 start at £32 per month (including line rental) and offer a meaty 100Mbps peak download speeds. If you’re even more demanding you can raise this to 300Mbps, ideal for streaming 4K HDR movies and spending your nights blasting mates to pieces in the latest demanding games.

Virgin is also bundling its nifty V6 TV streaming box with select broadband bundles, so telly addicts can watch and record up to seven shows at once.

Here’s our comparison of the all-new Virgin Media broadband bundles and all you need to know.

Comparing the new Virgin Media fibre broadband bundles for 2017

This handy table we’ve knocked up shows you the new Virgin Media fibre broadband bundles for 2017. This includes a breakdown of the peak speeds, whether you get the Virgin Media V6 streaming service included and the monthly price including line rental.

Virgin Media bundle Broadband speeds (down/up) V6 box? Price (p/m inc. line rental)
Vivid 100 Solus 100Mbps/12Mbps No £32.25
Vivid 100 Solus with home phone 100Mbps/12Mbps No £40
Vivid 200 Solus 200Mbps/16Mbps No £37.25
Vivid 200 Gamer 200Mbps/20Mbps No £42.25
Vivid 300 Solus 300Mbps/20Mbps No £47.25
Mix bundle with Vivid 100 100Mbps/12Mbps Yes £52
Fun bundle with Vivid 100 100Mbps/12Mbps Yes £57
Full House with Vivid 200 200Mbps/16Mbps Yes £73
Full House with Vivid 300 300Mbps/20Mbps Yes £83

What is the Virgin TV V6 4K streaming box?

Virgin’s TV V6 4K service is a direct rival to Sky Q and the company’s first true 4K set-top box, with multiple tuners and the ability to offer HDR quality pictures. Its main selling point is the ability to watch and record up to seven different channels at once, making it ideal for large households with very different TV tastes.

Check out our complete guide to Virgin TV V6 4K for more info, plus our Virgin V6 vs Sky Q feature to see how these multiroom streaming services stack up.

What are Virgin Media’s Mix, Fun and Full House bundles?

The Mix, Fun and Full House bundles offer a variety of paid TV channels, which can be streamed live. You also have access to Catch Up content, for watching shows and movies you may have missed.

  • Virgin Media’s Mix bundle offers 150+ channels, including Sky 1, Sky Sports News HQ, MTV and Fox. You also get access to Sky On Demand as well as streaming services like Netflix, iPlayer and YouTube. You’ll need to pay extra for the likes of Sky Cinema, Sky Sports and BT Sport. Check out the Virgin Media Mix Bundle page for full details.
  • Virgin Media’s Fun bundle offers 190+ channels, including all of the Mix channels and some bonus kids TV, documentary and Sky channels. You also get access to Sky On Demand as well as streaming services like Netflix, iPlayer and YouTube. You’ll need to pay extra for the likes of Sky Cinema, Sky Sports and BT Sport. Check out the Virgin Media Fun Bundle page for full details.
  • Virgin Media’s Full House bundle offers 245+ channels, including up to 50 in HD. You get all of the Fun channels as well as the BT Sport channels. You also get access to Sky On Demand as well as streaming services like Netflix, iPlayer and YouTube. You’ll need to pay extra for the likes of Sky Cinema and Sky Sports. Check out the Virgin Media Full House Bundle page for full details.

When are Virgin Media’s new fibre broadband 2017 bundles going live?

These new Virgin Media fibre broadband bundles will go live on the website on March 30, 2017.

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